Spotlight Webcast: José Quiñonez, CEO, Mission Asset Fund

José Quiñonez, author of a chapter in the recent book What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation and CEO of the San Francisco-based Mission Asset Fund, discussed the Mission Asset Fund’s

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Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity is a non-partisan initiative that brings together diverse perspectives from the political, policy, advocacy and foundation communities to find genuine solutions to the economic hardship confronting millions of Americans.

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Feb. 4: Opportunity, Responsibility, and Security: A Consensus Plan for Reducing Poverty and Restoring the American Dream

Spotlight, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, hosted a conversation with experts on poverty and opportunity, including authors of the new bipartisan report from the AEI/Brookings Working Group on Poverty and Opportunity.

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Election 2016 News and Resources

The latest headlines, events, and candidate statements on poverty and opportunity in the 2016 presidential campaign, in one place.

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Spotlight Exclusives includes commentaries from policymakers, advocates, academics, and other contributors from all points on the political spectrum, as well as Out of the Spotlight blog posts from our team. New headlines on poverty and economic mobility are posted daily.

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Spotlight on the States

State and local governments, community-based organizations and other non-profits play a significant role in implementing policies and programs to reduce poverty and promote opportunity.

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* Hover over a state to get a snapshot of poverty statistics in the state, then click or use the drop-down menu to access information and resources, news articles, and links to learn more about state efforts to reduce poverty.

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